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Arthritis or degenerative joint disease can be indicated by a lot of symptoms such as joint stiffness, limited range of motion and pain when engaging in certain activities. It is hard to determine what causes arthritis but generally this degenerative

Dealing with dementia patients isn’t an easy task, with one of the most difficult areas in taking care of them is supporting them to get dressed. Dressing independently is sometimes just impossible for them to do. Because dressing them touches a

Sometimes, going into the shoe store to find your perfect fit isn’t possible. Silvert’s offers online ordering with a 45 day return policy so you get the perfect footwear for your foot. Online shopping can be fun but also dangerous. If

What do you do when even an extra wide width slipper don’t fit your swelling? Silvert’s has come up with the solution of extra extra wide width slipper with verlcro® closures. With the width and the added adjustability, these slippers

Silvert’s extra, extra wide slippers for men are recommended for extreme swelling in both the feet and ankles. These slippers accommodate not only general swelling, but a number of foot problems. For hammertoes, corns and bunions, this shoe has generous

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition characterized by an experience of a traumatic event and following psychological impact so severe that it impairs normal function for an extended period of time. The initial emotional shock, fear, anxiety, sadness,

Moving a loved one to a long term care facility can be stressful. Follow this packing checklist to help make the move smoother. Bring your sturdiest clothing. Long Term Care facilities have industrial washers and put them to hot temperatures to

When you are moving to a rehabilitation center, certain items are critical for success.  You should bring items that will make you feel comfortable as well. Below is your rehabilitation checklist that will benefit your stay as well as some

In honor of World Alzheimer's month, it seemed fitting to address a question that I am frequently asked by both patients and their family members alike. Namely, what exactly is dementia and how is it different from Alzheimer's disease? Let's start

AARP has found that 90% of all seniors over the age of 65 prefer to age in place. When choosing, installing, and operating a stairlift, there are some important use and safety factors that can make all the difference in the